AP's 100 Bands You Need To Know showcase returns to SXSW this year with special guest headliners Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls (who are also playing our SXSW Interactive party), Andrew W.K. (solo), What's Eating Gilbert and Crown The Empire. We will be announcing one additional special guest soon.

More bands from our upcoming "100 Bands You Need To Know" issue playing the free, all-ages showcase are: Masked Intruder, Young Guns, Davey Suicide, Forever Came Calling, Upon This Dawning, Air Dubai, HRVRD, Itch, Pentimento and Single Mothers. 

The event takes place Saturday, March 16 from noon to 6 p.m. at Red 7 in Austin, TX. Admission is free and open to the public, so come check it out!

AP would like to thank our sponsors for this event, Tilly's and McNally Smith College of Music